Jyoti Phulera

Assistant Professor, History, GSHS, VSP


Jyoti Phulerahas a Ph.D., an M.Phil. and an M.A. in History from the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and a B.A. (hons.) in the same subject from I.P. College for Women, University of Delhi. Her research interests include gender history, medieval north India, Delhi Sultanate, Sufism, Queenship and aspects of female leadership. She was awarded the Junior Research Fellowship by the Indian Council for Historical Research (2016), the I.C.H.R. Foreign Travel Grant to participate in an International Conference on ‘Gender Politics and Agency’, University of Winchester, U.K. (2016), the Junior Research Fellowship in History (2018-2020) and the Senior Research Fellowship in History (2020-2022) by the University Grants Commission (U.G.C.)

Research Publications
  • Phulera, J. (2018). “Queenship and female authority in the Sultanate of Delhi (1206-1526).” E. Woodacre (Ed.), A Companion to Global Queenship (pp. 53-66). ARC Humanities Press.
  • Phulera, J. (2019). “Queenship in the Sultanate of Delhi.” E. Woodacre (Ed.), Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages. Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Phulera, J. (2021). “Review of Veena.” R. Howard (Ed.), The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Indian Philosophy and Gender (Bloomsbury Research Handbooks in Asian Philosophy series). Religion and Gender, Brill.
  • Phulera, J. (2022). “The English private participation in the trading world of seventeenth-century India.” Journal of Indian History and Culture, 29, pp: 117-154. (UGC Care Listed)
Jyoti Phulera